Posts Tagged ‘headlines’

Let’s have a laugh…After reading these wouldn’t you say that proofreading is a dying art?

“Police Begin Campaign to Run Down Jaywalkers”
Now that’s taking things a bit far!
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“Panda Mating Fails; Veterinarian Takes Over”
What a guy!
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“Miners Refuse to Work after Death”
No-good-for-nothing, lazy so-and-so’s!
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“Juvenile Court to Try Shooting Defendant”
See if that works any better than a fair trial!
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“If Strike Isn’t Settled Quickly, It May Last Awhile”
Ya think?!
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“Red Tape Holds Up New Bridges”
You mean there’s something stronger than duct tape?

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Fun With Language

Posted: March 14, 2013 in Fun with words
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This news headline appeared on my Yahoo home page:

Search for missing in Ark. flood could take weeks

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